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Zambian National Assembly Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Edgar LUNGU 
  • Head of Government: President Edgar LUNGU
  • Assembly: Zambia has a unicameral National Assembly with 158 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by popular vote to serve a 5-year term.
  • In the National Assembly, 150 members are elected by plurality vote in single-member constituencies to serve 5-year terms and 8 members are appointed by the President to serve 5-year terms.